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Picking the brains of FHA founder

2019-10-09T11:57:00+00:00October 9th, 2019|News & Blogs|

Our FHA founder, Sheila Abrahams, is the fountain of all knowledge when it comes to freelance hairdressers. Her passion and commitment to the Freelance Hairdressing Association makes her the best person to ask when it comes to deciding career options. So here we go... How can you feel part of a community as a freelance hairdresser? [...]

More Wella Look & Learn Bursary success

2019-09-26T12:34:37+00:00September 26th, 2019|News & Blogs|

We ran another Wella Look & Learn Bursary workshop in September 2019 with more great success and new products to learn about and play with. FHA member, Gill Harrison said: "I attended the Wella Colour Bursary at the Wella Academy in London and what a great opportunity for all FHA members. "The day consisted of [...]

Why I chose to go freelance…

2019-09-04T12:56:47+00:00September 4th, 2019|News & Blogs|

Meet Claire Guy, hairstylist and makeup artist (bridal specialist). For her freelance is about flexibility and control. “I chose to go freelance when my three children were young and I needed to work around my husband’s shifts. “I love that I can set my own hours around family commitments, school pick up times and football [...]

Why our FHA members love ‘Inspire!’

2019-06-13T12:25:11+00:00June 13th, 2019|News & Blogs|

Inspire! is the freelance hairdressing event of the year, and the 2019 event proved to be the biggest and most successful yet. It was a day of learning and inspiration – all thanks to sponsors and supporters including: Indola UK, Wella, TIGI, L’Oreal, Wahl Academy, Aston & Fincher, Innoluxe, Kerastraight, Spencer Scissors, CW Hair Supplies, [...]

“It has been an incredible day of learning” – Inspire!2019 was a success

2019-06-11T13:25:09+00:00June 11th, 2019|News & Blogs|

A thought-provoking and highly emotive presentation by celebrity hairdresser, Andrew Barton closed our biggest ever Inspire! event, and the FHA members who came – over 100 freelance hairdressers – absolutely loved it. Top industry names and some of the biggest brands in hairdressing sponsored and took part in FHA’s Inspire!2019 at Sketchley Grange Hotel on [...]

Members thrilled with FHA’s colour creative training day – with world famous Carolyn Newman

2019-05-14T13:14:35+00:00May 14th, 2019|News & Blogs|

Freelance Hairdressing Association members said a recent training day with the world famous Carolyn Newman was 'inspirational' and 'highly educational'. Carolyn presented a colour creative workshop for hairdressers to learn how to manage client expectations, advance consultation skills, express colour techniques and effective hair plans. FHA members were thrilled with the session. Some comments... "Thank [...]

Behind the scenes – preparations for Inspire well underway

2019-05-08T12:40:35+00:00May 8th, 2019|News & Blogs|

Sheila Abrahams, FHA Founder Our prestigious Inspire event is the highlight of the year for many freelance hairdressers and industry names. But organising such a huge event is a big deal – all the fabulous stage presentations, appearances from hairdressing icons, incredible Village Fair, and of course the FHA UK Freelance Awards, it’s no [...]